Disaster Healthcare Resources Available in Spanish
This webpage provides links to disaster healthcare resources available in Spanish. We encourage you to submit additional resources for consideration!
Each resource is placed into one of the following categories (click on the category name to be taken directly to that set of resources):
This webpage provides multiple fact sheets in Spanish related to heart disease and stroke.
This webpage provides links to resources for patients with heart disease, some of which are in Spanish.
This resource includes videos, in both English and Spanish, related to how to properly use a metered dose inhaler.
This webpage provides posters and other educational outreach materials for the community related to high blood pressure, stroke, and several other chronic diseases. Many of these are also provided in Spanish.
This webpage includes resources for dialysis patients related to emergency preparedness, specifically natural disasters. Some of these resources are provided in Spanish.
This KCER webpage includes several resources in Spanish for dialysis patients, including children, which can help individuals prepare for emergencies.
This resource provides information for individuals with various chronic diseases. Some of these resources, specifically those related to arthritis, are provided in Spanish. Note: Links to information on asthma, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and other chronic illnesses are also provided in English.
This resource includes links to information on various health conditions, several of which are in Spanish, including asthma, diabetes, dialysis, and heart disease.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) developed these interpretive guidelines and survey procedures to support the implementation of a standard all-hazards emergency preparedness program for all 17 certified provider and supplier types as it pertains to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. Information is presented by section. This document is also available in Spanish at: https://asprtracie.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/apendice-z---preparacion-emergencias-traduccion-003.pdf
This resource identifies common responses to trauma among children, and what adults and other community members can do to help children cope. It is also available in Spanish: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/espanol/ayudando-a-ninos-y-adolescentes-a-superar-la-violencia-y-los-desastres-los-miembros-de-la-comunidad/sp-helpchildrencope-community_68031.pdf.
This resource identifies common responses to trauma among children, and what parents can do to help children cope. It is also available in Spanish: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/espanol/ayudando-a-ninos-y-adolescentes-a-superar-la-violencia-y-los-desastres-padres/index.shtml.
This resource identifies common responses to trauma among children, and what rescue workers can do to help children cope. It is also available in Spanish: https://roar.nevadaprc.org/system/documents/1270/original/sp-helpchildrencope-rescuenprc2028.pdf?1362517548. For copies in Spanish, contact the National Institute of Mental Health Information Resource Center (301-443-4513).
This webpage provides links to multiple resources in Spanish related to substance abuse and mental health issues. Several of them relate to coping with disasters.
This fact sheet identifies common reactions of children after experiencing a disaster/ traumatic event, and provides information to help parents and teachers respond appropriately and tips on when to seek further support. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Sugerencias-para-hablar-con-ni-os-y-j-venes-y-ayudarlos-a-hacer-frente-despu-s-de-un-des-stre-o-un-evento-traum-tico-una-gu-a-para-padres-cuidadores-y-maestros/SMA12-4732SPANISH.
This fact sheet can help college students cope with disasters by describing reactions they may face when dealing with a traumatic event and encouraging them to talk about their feelings. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-College-Students-After-a-Disaster-or-Other-Trauma-Spanish-Version-/SMA13-4777SPANISH.
This tip sheet includes tips supervisors can use to help ease the transition and manage stress for disaster response workers returning to work, recognize and reduce potential difficulties in the workplace, and enhance positive consequences for all staff. It is also available in Spanish: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Supervisors-of-Disaster-Responders-Helping-Staff-Manage-Stress-When-Returning-To-Work-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4871SPANISH
This fact sheet describes warning signs of substance use disorders specifically among disaster response workers. It identifies physical, emotional, social, behavioral, and mental indicators, and provides information on when people should seek help. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Disaster-Responders-Identifying-Substance-Misuse-In-The-Responder-Community-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4874SPANISH.
This tip sheet presents a series of personal stress prevention and management skills disaster responders and emergency healthcare providers can practice before called upon to respond. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Disaster-Responders-Preventing-And-Managing-Stress-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4873SPANISH.
This four-page fact sheet offers tips to help disaster response workers transition back to routine work. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Disaster-Responders-Returning-to-Work-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4870SPANISH.
This tip sheet is geared towards disaster responders and can help them understand the signs of compassion fatigue (CF). It highlights tips for preventing and coping with CF and links to helpful resources. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Disaster-Responders-Understanding-Compassion-Fatigue-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4869SPANISH.
This fact sheet provides tips for families of disaster response workers who are returning home and trying to adjust to daily life post disaster. It identifies signs of stress and information on when to seek help. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Families-of-Returning-Disaster-Responders-Adjusting-To-Life-At-Home-Spanish-Version-/SMA14-4872SPANISH.
This fact sheet provides tips for survivors of traumatic events and helps them learn to prevent or manage stress. It is also available in Spanish: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Survivors-of-a-Disaster-or-Other-Traumatic-Event-Managing-Stress-Spanish-Version-/SMA13-4776SPANISH.
This resource includes discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns. Tips for overcoming these challenges are included.Also available in Spanish: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Survivors-of-a-Disaster-or-Traumatic-Event-What-to-Expect-in-Your-Personal-Family-Work-and-Financial-Life-Spanish-Version-/SMA13-4775SPANISH
This website, available in Spanish, provides links to information on the basics of mental health, symptoms of a variety of disorders, tips for talking about mental health, and strategies for getting help.
This three-page tip sheet includes information that can help first responders provide support to pregnant women who have been abused or raped following a disaster. It provides links to resources for referrals to additional supportive resources and is also available in Spanish: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/abc/Documents/1st-responder-factsheet-spanish.pdf.
This YouTube video describes the Canopy Medical Translator app which translates 1500 common medical phrases into 15 different languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian. The phrases cover emergency medicine and other fields.
This webpage provides links to hazard-specific resources (e.g., mold, earthquakes, hurricanes, and air pollution). A section on disaster preparation and recovery is included (https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/disasterpreparationandrecovery.html).
This resource includes information for healthcare providers to ensure that patients who are older or have disabilities meet the requirements for safe, post-disaster discharge planning. It is also available in Spanish: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/abc/Pages/elderly-disabled-spanish.aspx.
This webpage provides posters, flyers, and fact sheets in various languages related to several public health issues, such as mosquito bite prevention and dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane. Users can filter the results by selecting a language, including Spanish.
This webinar, held primarily in Spanish, can help pediatric medical providers locate disaster-related resources on small business restoration, preparedness, and mental health services.
Resources on this page are focused primarily on the sexual transmission of Zika, including knows and unknowns. Links to resources in English and Spanish are also provided.
This fact sheet, also available in Spanish, includes information on symptoms, transmission, and prevention of Zika for head start and child care programs.
This webpage includes links to Zika resources for individuals/families, pregnant women, men, and healthcare providers. It also provides links to state-specific pages and resources in the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, French, Russian, and Haitian Creole.
This Zika toolkit includes posters, push cards, and fact sheets--specific to Texas and available in English and Spanish--that can be tailored to other states and jurisdictions.
These 15- and 30- second videos were developed by and for the State of Texas. Available on YouTube, in English and Spanish, these videos encourage residents to visit www.texaszika.org to learn more about preventing Zika.
The guidance on this webpage includes strategies healthcare providers can use to help their pregnant patients manage stress during a Zika virus update. Guidance includes communication tips, actual strategies for stress reduction, and links to related resources. It is also available in Spanish: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/abc/Documents/zika-stress-ed-preg-factsheet-sp.pdf.
This page, provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, includes links to Zika-specific information in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Links to resources on emergency use authorization (which allows the use of certain medical products for emergencies based on scientific data); information regarding the blood supply; and information on the safety and use of insect repellants are also provided.